FORT HOOD, Texas – Leaders of the 1st Cavalry Division are scheduled to conduct a retreat ceremony Friday at 2:30 p.m. on Cooper Field here.


During the ceremony, the division will bid farewell to Brig. Gen. William D. Taylor, Deputy Commanding General – Maneuver. Leaders will also formally welcome Col. Chris Norrie, incoming Deputy Commanding General – Maneuver and Col. Miles Brown, Deputy Commanding General – Support.


Taylor will be recognized for his contributions to the First Team during his tenure at the division.


Norrie and Brown will formally receive the 1st Cavalry Division patch and Stetson during the ceremony.


The ceremony will conclude with the 1st Cavalry Division Band and Honor Guard conducting Retreat and lowering of the Colors followed by a Cavalry Charge performed by the 1st Cavalry Division Horse Cavalry Detachment.


Media wishing to attend this event should RSVP to Master Sgt. Jacob Caldwell via email at [email protected] or phone at 254-661-0155.


Attending media should meet their escort at the Fort Hood Visitors Center media parking area on T.J. Mills Blvd. no later than 1:30 p.m. Friday afternoon, Aug. 24.